Author Archives: Leslie

I made my first gourd fruit basket! Fun!

Update 10/13/2012 – I just finished a new gourd fruit basket.  It was a fun project!  This is the first time I’ve cut out a large gourd to create a handle and the first time I’ve decoupaged a gourd!  Take … Continue reading

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I’m in 3 upcoming shows: October, November, December

I’m excited to be in three shows with my gourd art. Here are the dates and locations: Featured Artist Reception Date: October 18th, Thursday Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm Where: Froedel Gallery at West Sound Academy 16571 Creative Drive NE Poulsbo, … Continue reading

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Leslie’s Gourd Happenings

I am starting to get back into gourding as time allows.  I may do one summer show but mostly I’m building my inventory for a gallery showing at the Frodel Gallery at West Sound Academy in Poulsbo in October and … Continue reading

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I’ve removed my Facebook link because of the Timeline

Hello everyone!  I tried updating my Gaia Gourds & Design Facebook Page to the new Timeline which will be automatically converted by Facebook on March 30.  I went ahead and did it and then couldn’t (yet) figure out how to … Continue reading

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Art in the Park in Port Orchard – Sept 4, 2011

This is the first time this event has been held. There were lots of people and it was a beautiful day. I had a very modest display. It will improve next time! I sold one small piece… and a nice … Continue reading

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Two pieces accepted into the Puyallup Fair

I’m grateful to find out that two of my gourds got accepted to the juried fine art show at the Puyallup Fair!   There are many submissions so I take this as a nice compliment.  Just starting out on a “serious” … Continue reading

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Gourd purchased by festival judge!

Even though I didn’t win any ribbons at this show I was honored to be accepted into the juried show.  http://www.kitsapartsandcrafts.com/ It was the first show I’ve ever entered so that’s pretty cool!  I entered 3 pieces and sold two.  … Continue reading

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Blog format

I’m working a bit on my website today:  updating my pictures (new gourds, sold gourds, editing titles, etc.)   Still wondering if this is the correct format for the WordPress blog function.  And, still have not gotten the hang of what … Continue reading

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Picture Gallery Added to my website today!

Hi everyone! I’m excited… again!  I created a gallery here in my wordpress website of a few of my gourd pieces.  I wanted to create a fancy auto-scrolling carousel type gallery and fooled around with a few plugins and such … Continue reading

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More Website Tweaks…

Working on this website again today….  so many options and knowledge of CSS would sure help!   When you don’t know what you’re doing it takes a lot longer…. When you are stubborn (committed is a more friendly term!) as I … Continue reading

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